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RoadHealth is a coalition of stakeholders working together to reduce mortality and morbidity from motor vehicle crashes on northern roads. Active participants include the Northern Health Authority, the RCMP, the Coroner’s Service, the Insurance Corporation of...Read More
The Residents’ Day document is the basis for an individualized day for each resident in every Park Place Seniors Living home. This document promotes the ability of each resident to enjoy life to the fullest extent possible. Many of our residents live in the...Read More
The chair model for patients having the radial artery access procedure for heart catheterization was introduced by the Vancouver Island Health Authority in 2009. It facilitates recovery - patients are meant to go home the same day the procedure takes place. The...Read More
Building on a previous medication risk assessment process, Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) Home Care and Community Care took the lead in developing a process and tools for medication reconciliation at admission for home care. The process now includes a...Read More
Through the Vancouver Island Health Authority Renal Program, Vancouver Island Health Authority developed, tested, and disseminated a medication reconciliation method using a web-based database. All dialysis patients on Vancouver Island now have their medications...Read More
The Seven Oaks Assertive Community Team (ACT) is linked with the Seven Oaks Tertiary Care Facility for the provision of respite and short term admissions (2 or 3 days) with relapse, thereby preventing acute care access and improved quality of care for clients. This...Read More
Aboriginal communities and Aboriginal women in particular have a disproportionately high rate of HIV. The history of colonialism and trauma, reduced access to health care, and a lack of culturally safe HIV education all contribute to increased rates of HIV. This...Read More
Canuck Place Children’s Hospice is a caring, innovative children’s hospice that fully embraces the life of each child and family. As British Columbia’s recognized pediatric palliative care provider, Canuck Place Children’s Hospice also provides...Read More
: The rCare method of highly focused daily patient care and discharge planning was implemented throughout the acute inpatient medical and surgical units at Richmond and the Transitional Care Unit. It is based on a successful model already in use at other hospitals in...Read More
Vancouver Coastal Health’s Tobacco Reduction Strategy has partnered with the University of Ottawa Heart Institute with funding from Health Canada to incorporate the university’s highly successful evidence-based smoking cessation program in eight VCH...Read More
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Health Standards Organization (HSO) and its affiliate, Accreditation Canada, have been identifying and publishing Leading Practices in the Leading Practices Library for over 15 years. A Leading Practice is a practice carried out by a health and/or social service organization that has demonstrated a positive change, is people centred, safe and efficient. The Leading Practices Library is a knowledge sharing resource of innovative practices that have been identified through a rigorous evaluation process, and shared with the public, policy makers and organizations who are seeking ways to improve the quality of health services for all. Practices that are recognized as Leading Practices are published in the Leading Practices Library and also be advertised through HSO outreach events such as seminars, conferences, education materials; accrediting bodies affiliated with HSO etc.
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